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Position Title:


PHP Programmer

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Work Location:


1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78701

Working Hours:


M-F 40 hrs a week

Salary Group:



Classification No.


0253/Systems Analyst II

Job Posting No.



Monthly Salary:


$5,000 - $5,370.75/Month

Date Job Available:



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The Systems Analyst performs moderately complex (journey-level) computer systems analysis work. The analyst develops web and browser applications to support State Library programs and operations; is responsible for all system development steps for assigned projects; utilizes project management, systems analysis, and life cycle methodology concepts and processes to deliver the automated solution to business problems and opportunities. The Analyst works with agency staff, business partners, and technical staff to develop user requirements, research alternative solutions, make recommendations, plan and create applications and databases to meet the needs of the agency. The analyst performs WordPress administration and logical database user management tasks using PHPMyAdmin.  The analyst assists the Webmaster in agency Website maintenance and training; functions as the technical contact for major applications; can train others in the use of in-house applications; and participates in ITS Division project meetings to document project status. The Systems Analyst works collaboratively with the Drupal Administrator and under direction of the department Director with under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Uses current software design and development methodologies and techniques to ensure quality, security, and maintainability of applications and systems and designs, constructs, maintains and documents web applications.
Uses systems analysis processes, methods, and concepts to identify and describe business problems, opportunities, and user requirements; research alternative options, and make recommendations for automation solutions to customer and IT management.
Uses comprehensive plans for unit and system testing of applications to identify errors and ensure conformance to standard.
Serves as the technical contact for major applications and assists staff and users to address application-related problems.
Completes Project Management tasks for specific Application Services projects assigned by Lead Systems Analyst.
Keeps informed on latest technologies as they relate to the agency applications development arena.
Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct.
Performs other duties, as assigned.




   High school diploma or GED

Two (2) years experience using PHP programming language within the LAMP software stack to develop and maintain applications. 
Two (2) years experience designing and developing enterprise Website, tools, workflows, custom themes and modules which must include experience in at least three (3) of the following: 

Development, installation, make ready, and/or administration of a web application.
Using HTML and CSS in accordance with current web standards.
Using JavaScript or JQuery for web application front-end development.
Programming of applications software within a Microsoft Windows environment.
Using the UNIX or Linux operating system.
Design and development of RDBMS applications.
Using version control systems (Git, Subversion, etc.).
Design and development of MySQL databases.
Experience with Drupal Website administration and management.
Experience with WordPress Website administration and management

Two (2) years experience designing response web applications for an Apache server.
General and specific knowledge of system development methodologies, programming concepts, and working knowledge of computer equipment and operating systems, and development environment procedures.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and provide solutions to computing problems.
Ability to follow detailed instructions and documentation standards.
Ability to speak and write well-organized and grammatically-correct English.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
Ability to meet deadlines.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, with an emphasis in computer programming.
Recent Industry Certification related to programming or web development
   Building web applications using Web Content Accessibility Guideline (WCAG) 2.0 standards
   Working with the Linux CLI interface
   In basic configuration of LAMP/LEMP stack
   Using RESTful APSs, caching concepts and the HTTP protocol
   Managing workflow with the use of a ticketing system.
   Completing systems analysis to  provide solutions to computing problems in an operational environment.
   Teaching or training of computer/application users.


Complete copy of college transcripts and /or certifications (if applicable)
Must be able to work in cool computer environment for extended periods of time.
Ability to work outside of normal working hours and day when necessary.
Criminal history check required upon contingent offer


No supervisory responsibilities.
Supervised by the Director of the Information Resources Technologies Division

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